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Petrochem Training Solutions Inc.

Tel: 403.304.2197
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Courses are available anywhere in Ontario, across Canada & Internationally.

H2S Alive certification is mandatory for most occupations within the Oil and Gas Industry from drilling and exploration, to construction, maintenance, processing and heavy oil sands operations. The certification process is the same for all occupations regardless of trade, location or corporate status which ensures consistent effective training for everyone regardless of their position.

Hydrogen Sulphide is an extremely dangerous, toxic and corrosive gas that is naturally occurring and commonly found in the oil and gas industry, petrochemical plants, refineries, pulp and paper mills, sewage and waste-water treatment plants, the mining industry, and even farming operations. H2S is also often referred to as sour gas, or acid gas.

Anyone working in these industries has a potential to be exposed to H2S gas, that’s why adequate Hydrogen Sulphide training is crucial. Petrochem Training Solutions Inc provides H2S Alive certification training by seasoned professionals with decades of experience in drilling operations both onshore and offshore, as well various gas processing and compression operations. We take our job very seriously, and do our best to ensure everyone who leaves our classroom are well prepared and confident in their abilities to deal with hazards they have been taught to safely manage.

We have conducted training for people from companies such as Haliburton, Imperial Oil, Amec, Shell Canada, Schlumberger, Akita Drilling, Nabors Drilling, Precision Drilling and Well Services, University of Waterloo, Talisman Energy, Weatherford and Natural Resources Canada to name a few as well as thousands of individuals seeking employment opportunities in the Oil and Gas Industry.

This full day course begins with an introduction to the physical properties of H2S, how to recognize it, locations where it can be found, and its health hazards. Hazard recognition and control will be discussed, and various gas detection methods are discussed and demonstrated. Students will learn about the types of approved breathing apparatus and how to inspect and operate an SCBA effectively (self contained breathing apparatus). The Initial Response Strategy will also be reviewed along with doing various rescue and drag techniques on victims. Group discussions and case studies will reinforce the information provided in the participant’s manual (provided to each student). Students will be required to don a breathing apparatus, and perform rescue techniques on a victim.

A temporary certificate is issued immediately upon completion of the exam the day of the course and is valid for three months. A permanent wallet card will be sent to the student approximately 4-6 weeks after initial certification, and certification is valid across Canada for three years. The H2S Alive certification is also recognized in many countries internationally.